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for hours in difficult positions, and kept awake for days. the report criticizes a lack of transparency by the obama administration, saying its practice of hiding details about rendition and torture "cannot continue to be justified on the basis of national security." a bipartisan group of senators has cancelled a news conference on immigration reform today because of the boston bombing, but still plans to introduce the legislation. the bill reportedly will provide a 13-year path to citizenship for some undocumented people, but would require border controls criticized as near as possible to be put in place first. according to mcclatchy, applicants would have to pay upwards of $2,000 in fines and check in using a probation-style system. if they fell behind on their fines, they could use the right to be in the u.s. according to nbc news, the bill would allocate $4.5 billion for increased militarization and fencing along the u.s.-mexican border and demand an enhanced version of the controversial e- verify system to prevent undocumented immigrants from working. venezuelan opposition candidat
, they were on opposing niktickets in the 2012 race but now paul ryan has positive words about president obama. you'll hear what he has to say, next. c all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. of mild to moderate alzheimer's disease is exelon patch. now with more treatment options, exelon patch may improve overall function and cognition. your loved one can get a free 30-day trial. and you can have access to nurses. it does not change how the disease progresses. hospitalization, and rarely death, have been reported from wearing more than one patch at a time. the most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fall, loss of appetite or weight, application site redness, and urinary tract infection. the likelihood and severity of these side effects may increase as the dose increases or i
-year-old paul kevin curtis is suspected of sending letters to president obama and mississippi senator roger wicker. those letters tested positive for ricin. definitive tests are still pending. curtis who is a well known impersonator claimed that the government is trying to ruin his reputation. >>> gun control supporters are vowing not to give up after a senate rejected a bipartisan bill that would have expanded background checks for gun buyers. gabby giffords wrote this morning by way of response saying she is furious. again, i quote, will not rest until we have righted the wrong these senators have done, end quote. >>> finally, some rather unusual news out of las vegas where casinos have long been known for being windowless, hiding clocks and pretending the time stops when you walk inside. the casino mgm resorts has just announced it's spending $100 million to build the park and public promanade you see there. i'm guessing that's how many people will be using it. today's gam blers want a better experience. i wish them all the best. >> they go there for one thing and one thing only. >
people say good. he says the president's budget strategy may almost surely fail. he wrote that obama's proposal is all about the political positioning using the help of ez are klein -- or as you like to call him -- >> ersa. >> stephanie: krugman writes it will fail because there are no grown ups. the gop response tepid so far. and response from obama's own supporters has been even more negative. i think it's a typical republican plot by the way, jim, the post office as you said their plan is to privatize everything. >> right. >> stephanie: they have backed off of a plan to halt mail delivery. they said congress has left us no choice but to delay the five-day a week plan. the dilemma for the post service is not payer funded but governed by congress so it competes against ups and fedex, and is one of the largest employers in the country. >> uh-huh. and there are people in rural areas that don't get things from ups -- >> stephanie: right. it is forcing us into insolvency. so they can privatize it like everything else. right back on the "stephanie miller show." [
on the mail-ins. rich edison, what do you have? >> a letter went to president obama, this is from the justice producer, fox news' mike levine, in the bulletin, one letter sent to senator wickers that had preliminary tested positive for ricen. they are going through that. the analysis of the second letter sent to president obama is unknown. the bulletin goes on to say that both envelopes were postmarked out of memphis tennessee, april 8th, 2013, and enclosed in the letters, had identical language saying to see a wrong and not expose it is become a silent partner to its continuance. both letters signed i am kc, and i approve this message. identical letters sent to wicker, republican of mississippi, and president obama according to the fbi bulletin obtained by fox news. >> richard, we're reminded of the anthrax attack days after 9/11. i'm not suggesting a connection then or a connection now between boston and ricen, but the timing, the coi understand dense of that timing strikes me as very, very interesting indeed. rich edson with the latest there. appreciate it. thank you very much, indeed, sir
's better. >> puts obama in a box. >> i think obama is playing this the best he possibly can politically. came out and said he's in favor of chained cpi, in favor of means testing medicare. got liberals outraged over these two positions so he's put himself squarely in the middle while the left and right look like they are the ones who the obstructionists who aren't getting anything done so from president obama's objective he's right where he needs to be but the problem -- >> his approval rating is falling, is that where he needs to be? what's going on? >> the problem is nothing is getting done because the republicans aren't willing to compromise. >> see, all this paul ryan stuff reform is way down the road. seniors are going to get hit next year if that chained cpi goes into place. >> that's a tax increase. that doesn't count. that's 1 for 1 >> you can't have it both ways. you can't say you want cuts and you want to deal with entitlement but then you're afraid to deal with them right now. president obama deserves credit for the courage to put this on the table. >> the plan does not chang
their world view. finally, you mentioned president obama ringgold. this gets to something we call it fight theory. what is your theory on winning the fight? if you start with the compromise position, you will lose. what we've seen in president obama's second term on other issues its boldness. not cutting a bad deal behind- the-scenes, asking the gun manufacturers what you would accept, but instead figuring out what has to be done and proposing it and then barnstorming the country and making republicans free out because they are having to be held accountable to their voters -- freak out. on this issue, for some reason, he has gone back to the weakest part of his presidency when he had the least leveraged and republicans had a fresh mandate in 2011, when he was willing to cut back deals. people like us have to say, no, we have to stand on principle and not just get behind him because he's a democrat. host: do you think there's a strategy behind a strategy that if the president offers a deal republicans don't accept, does that give him more leverage contracts farther to the left? guest: some
service by making political appointments instead of filling positions with people with expertise. positions filled by diplomats plunged to 24%. as we reported on this show, about a third of current ambassadors are political pint appointees by president obama. >>> according to a new report, 70,000 refugee that's fled mali, there were four toilets for 12,000 people. now they don't use toilets in the same way in these camps. even so, that is abysmal. people are getting sick. we reached out to the u.n. refugee agency to set up the camp and haven't yet heard back. >>> it has been 617 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. what are we gdoing to get it back? the market rose 2% for the week, just shy of 15,000 on the dow. >>> and now our fourth story "outfront." >>> abortion doctor on trial. this is a disturbing story. a once respected philadelphia physician is on trial for murder. he was accused of killing seven infants and a 41-year-old woman while performing illegal late-term abortions. investigators describe the doctor's practice as a house of horrors. this is a case with al
they still believe to be at least initial positive tests of ricin, letters to senator roger wicker of mississippi and also we learned today president obama. neither of those letters, of course, got to either individual. they were both found at offsite locations where the mail is initially sorted. >> so clearly -- so they knew this guy. they had been following him before, or at least aware of his presence. and that's how they were able to move so quickly. >> so quickly. i mean, you know, when you think about it -- we just found out about this 24 hours ago or so, and that's exactly right. they had already had a record built up of him. they had been following him, monitoring the correspondence he was sending to senator wicker and that's they were able to find him and give the information to the fbi and move so fast. that's exactly right. >> joe in terms of the investigation, where do we stand as to whether or not this is, in fact, the ricin? >> they don't have conclusive results, anderson. the way this works, you do a field test, if you get a hit positive, you send it off to a lab suc
. people were saying that was president obama's bill and you might not like him. this is not president obama's bill. chuck schumer's bill. it wasn't his bill. chuck schumer and president obama at the white house were moving off their position to find common ground. if we could have had other people to move off their position to find common ground. this was a balanced bill that had anybody's input so if they want to blame somebody, blame me. blame me. i try to bring people together to find a common balance because i wanted to protect the second amendment rights and protect a law abiding gun owner like myself. joe, we did that in this. for the nra to say, i know them over there. for the leadership to say this, then what you're saying is trying to stretch that if i sold a gun on the internet to my cousin, then i make a family member. if you got to sell a gun on the internet to your cousin you better check your family relationship. you follow me, joe? that's where we are, buddy, that's where we are. >> it's so stupid. >> it is. >> let me ask you this, joe. what are the chances here? becaus
of mailing a letter said initially tessed positive for the deadly poison ricin to senator weicker and president obama and a mississippi officials. the 45 year-old was arrested at his home seven curtis 100 miles east of mfs it worked -- he had previously worked as an elvis impersonator. i am arthel neville. connell: back to the explosion in texas in the town of west we have seen that the weather is the bigger issue. dagen: so now we go to our meteorologist has the latest from fox weather center. we did have strong thunderstorms that rolled through the city of west texas and just to give you a frame of reference if you don't know where it is it is 20 miles north of like a texas 80 miles south of dallas. the strong storms rolled through this morning and with a significant drop in temperature ready for the thunderstorm hit it was 74 degrees right afterwards it was about 53. 21 degrees temperature drop within the span of one hour to bring the infrared image from the satellite out in space that was able to detect the heat signature from the city yesterday 8:00 p.m. central time in the s
in the case of those letters that initially tested positive for ricin. officials identify the subject as kenneth curtis of mississippi and may appear in court later tonight. two letters were intercepted, one to president obama and one to roger wicker. let me go back to you on this, clint. what do you make of this case? there's something about these bombings where they seem to lead to -- it just seems to -- like snakes travel in pairs, we get the ricin case and cases like these. >> he signed the letters, this is kc and i approve this message. that doesn't take a whole lot of heavy lifting to match up this guy whose name you just said in the initial kc. i think it's logical to find out that it's probably not ricin. it's probably another false positive. in this abundance of caution especially because of boston, you have to take these things serious. was there any connection between the two, likely not. >> i think somebody stirs up the nuts in cases like this because we had anthrax last time that got to talk brokaw and the former leader -- i forget his name. >> tom daschle. >> thank you,
, the mayors against illegal guns, a number of pro-gun control groups see this as a positive development in at least getting a vote to the floor of the senate you know, president obama after sandy hook proposed this package of gun control measures. recent in months you heard from president obama i want a vote. anything that makes a vote more likely. i think a lot of gun control groups can see as a positive development. >> host: gregory is our guest. congressional reporter for "usa today." the senate has just come in to session, reverend black is isn'tly giving the -- currently giving the invocation. we're going to keep an eye on the senate while we've live on the washington journal. we'll take it to you live. you can turn the senate on c-span2 if you're tired of our conversation here on the "washington journal." but first call coming from dominique in middletown,ny. republican line. go ahead, dominique. >> caller: yes. i would like to comment that, you know, while are all these democrats want to take our right away starting with the second amendment. it's dangerous. it started in 1968, a
're not -- >> the wages have been driven down so low, and so many of these positions that it's very difficult to get some people to pull in. nonetheless -- >> that is not the case. >> every time the obama administration does an audit, in which they have to fire all their illegal aliens, there are americans lined around the block. there have been no problems -- >> i want to raise one point. doug holtz okayin who runs the american action forum, a smart guy, ran the congressional budget office. he told me, we should have about 500,000 legal new immigrants per year. and if we do that, the economic growth rate will rise by 1 percentage point each year for about ten years. >> and let me add something. >> what i'm saying is -- we not only need to legalize the workers here in this marco rubio reform bill. but down the road, we've got to add a half million people a year. that will make the labor force break even or somewhat higher, because that will take care of the decline. >> larry, you left out something. >> that lowers the budget deficit by 2.7 did his trillion. >> there is something else. he also finds the a
heightened crisis. but at this time, we should take the firm, but measured positions, not to fall into traps of north koreans, what they are ratcheting up this attention. it's just to frighten south korea and other allies. and i was very much encouraged by president obama. he just assured that the united states will respect the treaty, the obligations and commitment for the republic of korea. >> the pressure is building in south korea to develop its own nuclear weapon, to combat north korea if necessary. what do you say about that? >> i don't think it is the general views of the south korean people, the south korean government has assured and committed to continued accreditation of the korean peninsula in their joint declaration with the north korean 1992. i'm sure that south korea will continue to abide by that declaration. >> are you ready to go to pyongyang and meet with kim jong-un? >> i have made it consistently clear that i am ready to visit the dprk when and if my visit is helpful, and in close coordination with the concerned parties, particularly the republic of korea and the united
missile had been briefly raised into the firing position but has been tucked back into its launcher all while the north korean state media says, quote, war can break out any moment. president obama just said in a meeting with secretary general ban ki-moon that north korea needs to end its belligerent approach. this feels like an endless game of chicken. what does kim jong un want? >> i don't think, really, he has much of an end game, other than to somehow elicit recognition from the world and, specifically, most importantly the united states, of north korea's arrival on an international scene as a nuclear power. >> secretary of defense chuck hagel was also on the hill today and talked about north korea. look to the right of secretary hagel over his left shoulder and that is george little chief spokesman for the defense department. george joins me now from the pentagon. george, welcome. you heard president obama just a few moments ago in a meeting with ban ki-moon, said north korea needs to stop its belligerent approach. the temperature needs to be lowered. there was an expression of des
's not a path that can be embraced by the congress, and so i know what the republican position is today. let's see what the republican position is in the ensuing weeks and months when they have to defend what is an indefensible budget on their part. >> david axelrod, former senior adviser for president obama. i think the republicans are going to be exactly where they are months from now, now. but we'll have you back in the meantime. >> i will be here to talk about that at that time. >> you're a good sport, david. >> thanks for having me, bye. with more moisturizers than seven bottles of the leading body wash. with ultra moisture your body wash is anything but basic soft, smooth skin with olay. as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. thto fight chronic.ommends osteoarthritis pain.imum. to fight chronic low back pain. to take action. to take the next step. today, you will know you did something for your
what the republican position is today. let's see what the republican position is in the ensuing weeks and months when they have to defend what is an indefensible budget on their part. >> david axelrod, former senior adviser for president obama. analyst with msnbc and nbc. i think the republicans are going to be exactly where they are months from now, now. but we'll have you back in the meantime. >> i will be here to talk about that at that time. >> you're a good sport, david. >> thanks for having me, bye. (announcer) at scottrade, our clients trade and invest exactly how they want. with scottrade's online banking, i get one view of my bank and brokerage accounts with one login... to easily move my money when i need to. plus, when i call my local scottrade office, i can talk to someone who knows how i trade. because i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade. awarded five-stars from smartmoney magazine. google's backyard for the wbing it on challenge.. [fight bell: ding, ding] what's your preferred search engine? search engine, uhh, probabl
kerry has it right. we're willing to step forward but we want to see positive measures from the north koreans that bring down the harsh and hot rhetoric we've heard so often. >> chris: senator cornyn, a year ago you accused the obama administration of a policy of apiecement towards north korea. how do you think they're handling the situation? >> a i'm not for paying kim jung un ransom. i'm convinced he'll make a mistake or something would happen which would result in the kind of conflict that dick alluded to. i don't see that this policy of paying ransom has been successful. it's a bad movie. we keep seeing reruns. >> chris: senator durbin, you're chairing a hearing this week about the president's drone policy. do you think that congress should have a role deciding when, where, and who the u.s. strikes with drones? >> yes, i do. i think the constitution's clear. the founding fathers said the people of america will decide when we go through war through members of congress. the drones are a new technology but an age-old question, when is america at war? how far can the war go? who are t
been your honoring congress and president obama to find a way to protect vital programs for low-income families. >> they'll be facing a lack of childcare. they'll be facing cuts to nutrition programs. they'll be facing cuts to positive early learning experiences of all of that in the short run undermines their long term development. >> reporter: in addition to head start, as the cuts take if he can, the white house said they could mean 4 million fewer meals for seniors who depend on the meals on wheels program. as many as 600,000 women and children could be dropped from the nutrition assistance program, women, infants and children. and more than 100,000 could be removed from shelters, including military veterans. and while some have accused the administration of exaggerating the numbers, many economists agree, the overall if he can of the sequester could eventually be a serious drag on the economy. >> if we have fewer jobs available, if we have a higher unemployment rate, it is going to have a disproportionate impact on lower income americans. >> reporter: still with critical pr
cuts roll in nationwide he and other advocates have been urging congress and president obama to find a way to protect vital programs for low-income families. >> they will be facing a lack of child care, they will be facing cuts to nutrition programs, they will be facing cuts to positive early learning experiences. in the short run it affects their long term development. >> reporter: the white house means 4 million fewer meals for seniors. 600,000 women and children could be dropped from the nutrition assistance program. and more than 100,000 could be removed from shelters including military veterans. and while some have accused the administration of exaggerating the numbers, many economists agree the overall effect of the sequester could eventually be a serious drag on the economy. >> so, if we have fewer jobs available, if we have a higher unemployment rate, it's going to have a disproportionate impact on lower income americans. >> reporter: still with critical programs like the columbus head start already feeling the sting, these parents are hoping washington will do something. >>
think secretary kerry has it right. we are willing to step forward but we want to see positive measures from the north koreans that bring down the harsh and hot rhetoric that we have heard so often in the last few weeks. >> chris: senator cornyn a year ago you accused of obama administration of a policy of appeasement your words towards north korea. how do you think you are handling the current. >> i'm not for paying a leader like kim jong un a ransom. i'm concerned heel make a mistake or something could happen which could result in the kind of conflict that dick just alluded to. none of us wants that. i don't see that this policy of paying a ransom just to get him to tone down rhetoric has been successful. just sort of like a bad movie and we keep seeing the reruns. >> chris: finally, 30 seconds left. senator durbin. you are chairing a hear this week about the president's drone policy. do you think congress should have a role in deciding when and where and who the u.s. strikes with drones? >> yes, do i. and i think the constitution is clear. the fonding fathers said the people of ameri
, president obama. the letter never reached the white house. it was intercepted at an offsite screening center as all parcels, all letters sent to the president are, but once again they're investigating that initial test positive, but that's just initial. it could change. there are other letters, suspicious letters and packages also being investigated right now on capitol hill in the hart senate office building, the russell senate office building an individual walking around with a backpack delivering letters and law enforcement now questioning that individual to see if those letters do contain any suspicious powder, any suspicious material. certainly something as deadly as ricin would be a huge, huge problem. reminds a lot of us of the anthrax-laced letters that were delivered to u.s. senators, to members of the news media back at the end of 2001 shortly after 9/11 that killed some individuals, including two postal workers who just randomly touched those letters and the anthrax actually wound
out definitively today if letters sent to president obama and senator roger wicker contain the poison ricin. mississippi police have arrested 45-year-old paul kevin curtis at his home. the fbi says curtis sent three letters, all of which preliminarily tested positive for ricin, and included a final line that red, "i am kc, and i approve this message." 'one size fits all'. it doesn't. that's crazy. we're all totally different. ishares core. etf building blocks for your personalized portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. accomplishing even little things can become major victories. i'm phil mickelson, pro golfer. when i was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, my rheumatologist prescribed enbrel for my pain and stiffness, and to help stop joint damage. [ male announcer ] enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections
's really about tone. but the problem that the gop is facing is that a lot of the positions that they've taken, not just on gay marriage or abortion, but on things like obama's health care plan, are kind of antithetical to, you know, what -- what people want in these communities, for example, latinos are some of the biggest supporters of the president obama's health care plan and so they really haven't addressed yet how they are going to deal with those differences once they get there i think that will be a big discussion over the next couple of years. >> you mentioned the different groups and lynn, i want to touch been noon with you, many different kinds of minority, not one monolithic group, the rnc trying to court african-american voters, hispanic voters, female voters, asian-americans, who do they have the best chance of winning over in the near future? >> probably white suburban men. >> that is not the group they need. >> i mean, it's very hard for the republican party to expand their base if they have policies that have turned off the voters in these different constituent groups
a positive sign. >> right. >> it offsets all the of the payroll tax. exactly. >> the new trillion dollars, obama care taxes, all this stuff. >> right. >> it would be nice for consumers. they were feeling the effects a little bit. >> i totally agree with you. that can be our form of salvation going into the summertime as long as oil prices stay relatively low. >> a lot of the restaurants we saw there, they are definitely feeling the effects of the payroll tax or something, right? so this would be a nice tax break that we might get with oil. especially if it's in the low 80s. >> absolutely. below 90 this morning. they came out last week and had a rather i guess positive forecast or lower gasoline price. ultimately, even though we have weaker demand, lower supply, you ultimately are going to need relatively higher prices to continue to support that supply increase. if you think about being below 100, you could see opec do something. the saudi minute sure mentioned $100 sounded right to them. if we see the spread widen out, suddenly some of this oil production may not make sense. if you get d
intelligence issued a statement telling everyone not to worry, so this is the position of the national intelligence director of the obama administration. a pentagon statement that it would be an accurate to suggest that north korea has a developed and tested nuclear weapon. and in any case, he added the statement read by the member is not an intelligence community assessment. yeah, the piece is worth reading. we can form our own conclusions. but i think it is a very serious issue. regardless of who has helped them develop this capability, they have nuclear weapons at this point. they just do not have the deliverable capability. host: the senator is talking about something in the review and outlook section of the "wall street journal." u.s. officials could underestimating the nuclear threat. there are reports that former basketball player dennis rodman says he would like to go back to north korea. what is the pop-culture element of this? is there a danger? is this good for america to have a citizen going back and forth? is it bad for america? does it matter? dennisi would hope that rodm
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